When it comes to jewelry, the new rules of the game are that there aren’t any rules.
The 2016 NICHE Awards presentation, a much-anticipated element of every winter American Made Show since the awards began in 1989, took place on Jan. 16 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. And this year, it turned into a big event with a surprisingly comfortable family-centric vibe. In addition to finalists and friends, the audience was packed with parents, spouses, teachers, relatives and children.
Now, perhaps more than at any other time in history, your name is your brand, according to Pamela J. Green, author, leadership consultant and business branding expert. “I think most of us get this concept,” she says. “We live in a celebrity-obsessed society, so we understand how a person’s name can also be their brand.
Small businesses and nonprofits face a different set of circumstances when it comes to social media marketing than their larger for-profit counterparts, namely, smaller budgets, fewer employees and a greater priority on traditional forms of marketing.
In partnership with Dallas Market Center, the American Made Show marks its second year in showcasing the best of handcrafted new work by American studio artisans during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Better yet, its return engagement, on June 23-26, takes place in newly expanded space on the World Trade Center building’s twelfth floor.
Shopping is almost everything when it comes to attending Dallas Market Center’s Total Home & Gift Show, but it isn’t everything. You’ve still got to eat, right? The question is where?